Inside carceri

Pietro Snider

Inside Carceri is the first investigative webdoc about the Italian prison system. A two month journey through 25 institutions, most of them overcrowded, from Naples to Milan. A documentary conceived by a group of independent journalists, Next New Media, and the Antigone Association. All the contents, including over 30 videos, 200 pictures, articles, audio galleries and info graphics, are available on several social media platforms, such as Vimeo and Flickr. The main goal is to encourage the debate on the difficult living conditions in Italian prisons.

Old man doing crosswords in his cell, Latina Prison, Italy, 2012

Old man doing crosswords in his cell, Latina Prison, Italy, 2012

Detainee, Latina Prison, Italy, 2012

Detainee, Latina Prison, Italy, 2012

Macedonian detainee, Latina Prison, Italy, 2012

Macedonian detainee, Latina Prison, Italy, 2012

Detainee during the making of Inside Carceri, Latina Prison, Italy, 2012

Detainee during the making of Inside Carceri, Latina Prison, Italy, 2012

View of the roof in the Regina Coeli Prison, Rome, Italy 2012

View of the roof in the Regina Coeli Prison, Rome, Italy 2012

Self-built bookcase, Regina Coeli Prison, Rome, Italy, 2012

Self-built bookcase, Regina Coeli Prison, Rome, Italy, 2012

Graffiti, Regina Coeli Prison, Rome, Italy, 2012

Graffiti, Regina Coeli Prison, Rome, Italy, 2012

Valentina, a young woman detained in the Sollicciano Prison, Florence, Italy, 2012

Valentina, a young woman detained in the Sollicciano Prison, Florence, Italy, 2012

Outside view of the Sollicciano Prison, Florence, Italy, 2012

Outside view of the Sollicciano Prison, Florence, Italy, 2012

Young detainee with her daughter, Sollicciano Prison, Florence Italy 2012

Young detainee with her daughter, Sollicciano Prison, Florence Italy 2012

Little garden in a prisonerís cell, San Vittore Prison, Milan, Italy, 2012

Little garden in a prisonerís cell, San Vittore Prison, Milan, Italy, 2012

Infirmary, San Vittore Prison, Milan Italy 2012

Infirmary, San Vittore Prison, Milan Italy 2012

Entrance of the Montelupo Psychiatric Hospital, Italy, 2012

Entrance of the Montelupo Psychiatric Hospital, Italy, 2012

Toilet inside a kitchen, San Vittore Prison, Italy, 2012

Toilet inside a kitchen, San Vittore Prison, Italy, 2012

View from the inside of the court, San Vittore Prison, Milan, Italy, 2012

View from the inside of the court, San Vittore Prison, Milan, Italy, 2012

Overcrowded cell, San Vittore Prison, Milan, Italy, 2012

Overcrowded cell, San Vittore Prison, Milan, Italy, 2012

Policemanís retirement party taking place in the prison, San Vittore Prison, Milan, Italy, 2012

Policemanís retirement party taking place in the prison, San Vittore Prison, Milan, Italy, 2012

The outside world seen from behind the bars, Sollicciano Prison, Florence, Italy, 2012

The outside world seen from behind the bars, Sollicciano Prison, Florence, Italy, 2012

In Latinaís prison, two out of four showers used by over fifty detainees are out of order, Rome, Italy, 2012

In Latinaís prison, two out of four showers used by over fifty detainees are out of order, Rome, Italy, 2012

Due to security issues, Latinaís detainees can walk around in the prisonís court only, Italy, 2012

Due to security issues, Latinaís detainees can walk around in the prisonís court only, Italy, 2012

Windows in San Vittore are often blocked by beds and cannot be opened, due to overcrowding problems, Milan Italy 2012

Windows in San Vittore are often blocked by beds and cannot be opened, due to overcrowding problems, Milan Italy 2012

Two detainees, San Vittore Prison, Milan, Italy, 2012

Two detainees, San Vittore Prison, Milan, Italy, 2012

Mealtime, San Vittore Prison, Milan, Italy, 2012

Mealtime, San Vittore Prison, Milan, Italy, 2012

Pietro Snider

Pietro Snider, photographer, was †born in 1979 in Rome. He began his activity as a photographer with a reportage on the sanitary conditions in Nicaragua in 2001.†He studied cooperation and worked with different NGOs first as a volunteer then as an employee.†Since 2008 he has been the manager of a photographic laboratory in Rome combining this activity with the "photo-journalistic" one.†He is founding partner of Next New Meida, a journalistic multimedia press agency with which he produced ďInsideCarceriĒ.

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